Unfairground line-ups announced for Glastonbury Festival

including Lily Allen, Carl Cox, King Kurt, 808 State, Dub Pistols, & more

By Scott Williams | Published: Fri 27th May 2016

Glastonbury Festival 2016 - around the festival site (Unfairground)
Photo credit: Karen Williams

Glastonbury Festival 2016

Wednesday 22nd to Sunday 26th June 2016
Worthy Farm, Pilton, Shepton Mallet, Somerset, BA4 4AZ, England MAP
£228 - SOLD OUT
Daily capacity: 203,000

Glastonbury Festival have revealed details of the Unfairground which is at the cutting edge of festival culture. Best known for their large scale installations, strange dolls, creepy clowns, and interactive diversions within a full on hedonistic rave, this year sees Car Henge return along with Robot installations, a horse box photo bos, smash and grab games, mrtal cows, grafitti artists, warped attractions including Crackheads, the 360 Headz game, Belly Of The Beast, Boneyard High Strikers, and Cirque Du Flop. There's nothing like the Unfairground anywhere else and it's a must see at night where it's entirely original modus operandi exposes an underground culture that cannot be experienced in such a way anywhere else.

This year sees their notorious Bez's move to a new outdoor stage Sam Haggerty's latest creation The Flying Bus which sees Wango Riley present live bands early evening, followed by late night DJs until dawn, and the line-up includes Eddy Temple Morris, Alex Metric, Carl Cox, King Kurt, 808 State, Imperial Pleasure, Gypsy Unit, Joe Yorke, Kimberley Newell, Pauly Piper, Just William, Pedram, Mike Pickering, Flying Bus DJs, DJ Symptom, My Bad Sister, Chubby Latouche & The Band of Whores, Ruby Throat, King Khan & The BBQ Show, Hippy Joe & The Bluegrass Motherfuckers, Patrick Topping, Solardo, Jack, Arlo & Mushy, Rev Schnider and The Band of Angels, Skittles, Disgraceful Squids, Chicken Shed Zeppelin, and Captain Hotknives.

This year The Salon Carousel will host DJ Producer, Mandidextrous, Born On Road (Aries, Kelvin 373, Stivs, Gold Dubs), Nicky Blackmarket, Mark XTC, Dawn Raid, Levelz, Stivs, Off Me Nut, Bryan G, Dirty Dyke, Dead Players, Aries, Salon Carousel DJs, Tich, Slinks, DJ SS, Monoroller, Lady Chann, MTC, Kelvin 373, Lucy Lee, Vandal, Lady Lox, and Major Upset.

The Jagz' Acid Lounge will be home to Lily Allen (DJ set), Eddy Temple Morris Presents: The Remix, Stanton Warriors Presents: Punk Allstars, Dub Pistols (DJ Set), Plump DJs, Jagz Kooner, Lyndsey & Peaches, Pedram, Virgil (Little Barrie), Smoking Gun DJs, Eugene, and Jagz' Acid Lounge DJs.

Tickets for Glastonbury Festival have sold out. This year's full line-up is yet to be announced, expect a major line-up announcement next week.

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The Friday headliners are Muse, Adele tops the bill on Saturday and Coldplay on Sunday, plus PJ Harvey, Jeff Lynne's Electric Light Orchestra, Art Garfunkel, Cyndi Lauper, Earth, Wind & Fire, The Last Shadow Puppets, Sigur Ros, Ronnie Spector, Ellie Goulding, Explosions In The Sky, Foals, Beck, LCD Soundsystem, ZZ Top, Disclosure, New Order, Skepta, The 1975, Grimes, Annie Mac, Syrian National Orchestra for Arabic Music, Underworld, James Blake, Chvrches, Savages, Floating Points, Laura Mvula, Stormzy, Daughter, Little Simz, Vince Staples, John Grant, Band of Horses, Jess Glynne, Carl Cox, Nao, Fatboy Slim, Bring Me The Horizon, Richard Hawley, The Lumineers, Lady Leshurr, Rokia Traore, Guy Garvey, Kamasi Washington, Jack Garratt, AlunaGeorge, Hinds, Ezra Furman, M83, Kurt Vile (solo), Mercury Rev, Gregory Porter, Madness, Wolf Alice, Baaba Maal, Ernest Ranglin, Bastille, Roisin Murphy, Santigold, Years And Years, Dua Lipa, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Bat For Lashes, Protoje, Two Door Cinema Club, Jake Bugg, Mac DeMarco, St Etienne, Blossoms, Of Monsters and Men, and Lapsley.. Plus the entrants for the Emerging Talent competition Bossy Love, Early Ghost, Gillbanks, Hattie Whitehead, Henry Green, Lady Sanity, Marcus McCoan, and She Drew The Gun.

The line-up for areas of Glastonbury Festival announced so far are:
Silver Hayes Dance Area
The Glade Area
The Common Area
Field Of Avalon
Green Fields
Theatre & Circus, Glebeland
Kidz Field

Expect a big announcement next week, there's something like 2,000 performances at over 100 venues including music, cabaret, theatre, circus, a fantastic Kidz area, poetry, green crafts and information, site art, decor, and loads, loads more ... much more than just the music, so make sure you check it all out!

As usual eFestivals will bring you the very best-sourced rumours - keep your eyes on the Glastonbury 2016 line-up & rumours, updated as we receive information.

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